Recognized as a destination for both tourism and business, Fort Myers and the surrounding Gulf Coast Islands offer a wide range of hotels to meet the varied standards and desires of discerning tourists.
If you looking to unplug and unwind in a tranquil island atmosphere try South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island, an historic property that offers tennis, golf, private beaches, boating and excellent dining.
Or if you’re more interested the city scene, then choose Hotel Indigo, located in Fort Myers’ downtown River District. It’s a funky spot that often hosts live music on the rooftop bar and is within walking distance to the all of the hottest spots downtown.
As the weather up north gets cooler, tourism heats up in the Fort Myers area. Peak season ranges from November to April, with a spike in March, when spring breakers are flocking to the beaches and filling up waterfront properties like the sprawling Pink Shell Beach Resort on Fort Myers Beach. At the same time, spring training season with the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins brings in hordes of baseball fans. During these peak times, hotel rates go up and it is advisable to reserve your rooms well in advance.